Notes from the Warsaw ghetto : the journal of Emmanuel Ringelblum
Call NumberRBSC 943.8053 R58n
Sub-CollectionRare Books & Special Collections
Statement of Responsibilityedited and translated by Jacob Sloan.
Creators & ContributorsRingelblum, Emanuel
Summary"Preserves the day-to-day eyewitness accounts of the archivist of the Warsaw ghetto, culled not only from Ringelblum’s experiences but also stories related to him by people of various backgrounds within the ghetto. Presents entries along with brief editorial comments to provide context, beginning before the creation of the ghetto in 1940 and continuing through the uprising and destruction of the ghetto in 1943. Includes a chronology pairing events in the ghetto diary with milestones in the history of World War II and the Holocaust." —United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Physical Description xxvii, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
PublisherNew York : McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.
- Translation from Yiddish of: Noṭitsn fun Ṿarsheṿer geṭo
- Includes index
- Includes chronology of events in Warsaw during the war years
- "This English version of Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto is based upon the selection printed in Bleter Far Geszichte, Warsaw, March, 1948, and in the volume published by the Jewish Historical Commission of Warsaw in 1952. Unfortunately, it was impossible to secure access to the full text, either the original in Warsaw or the copy in Israel." —Preliminaries
RecognitionGifted by Jeffrey D. Narver